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Dec 3, 2013 6:00pm PST
program will have to deal with losses even before the city council has a chance to approve the deal. >> reporter: many people say they hope the new deal will stop officers from leaving the department. but as we found out, it has not stopped the bleeding. >> the san jose police union counted votes this morning and announced officers approved the proposal by a 79 to 21% margin. the raise totaling 10.66% over several years didn't matter to this officer, an 11 year veteran who kitted to to join another bay area department. >> the moral is absolutely low. it's obvious. you can't deny it. they are going to have to do a lot more than what they are planning to do with this new contract to fix that. >> the police officer's association says alford isn't the only one. >> we have six officers that are walking out the doored to, even after this contract was approved. they're following hundreds that came before them. this came absolutely much too late. >> for alford, the drop from 1400 to 900 now makes life too risky. >> the biggest problem with lack of number are also is getting assistance in an
FOX
Dec 3, 2013 5:00am PST
jackets, blanket. >> and maybe some umbrellas. around mountain view over to fremont, union city, newark and maybe heading towards san jose and a little bit on the peninsula, not a lot but again it's rapidly developing. lows are held up. some of the cold air still way to the north. you can start to see the leading edge of that moving in. a lot of 50s with the cloud cover and breeze, gusts about 30 to 40 miles per hour. again, from san jose or parts of the peninsula south could see rapidly developing showers. the system will give us cloudy skies in the morning. here comes the coldest air. it will be arriving by tonight. we have lot of cloud cover here, everyone some light rain possible here, not a lot but a little bit. snow getting -- starting to show itself up in the sierra nevada. windy and colder. you can do all sorts of icons. cold air arrives tonight, mostly cloudy with showers in the morning, highs today in the 50s. here's sal. >>> good morning. we are looking pretty good so far. we're watching for the traffic to slow down. tuesdays tend to be kind of rough ones on the road.
FOX
Dec 10, 2013 5:00am PST
the way into the city. traffic also looks good if you are driving on the san mateo bridge, that commute is looking good all the way out to the high-rise with no major problems. we do have some bart service because of a problem at daily city yard, major delays now are reported this morning on bart because of a problem apt the daily city yard causing some service interruptions but this will cause service interruptions on other cars and we will let you know more but if you are taking bart -- bart just tweeted accept delays from san francisco to the east bay and there is no direct service in the east bay and again this is due to a power issue, again let's go back to the desk. >>> they are at the scene of a fire in san francisco. it started last night near candle stick park. tara moriarty is there and tells us about the challenges facing firefighters. >> reporter: they are trying to find out where the fire is exactly and the conditions are so smokey that the operator canoes the equipment. they have been rotating in, in shifts and that's what is taking so long. the fire broke out arou
FOX
Dec 10, 2013 6:00am PST
running 5 minutes behind schedule and the rest of the city is shut down. all the schools in the suburbs in maryland are closed today and the federal government is closed today, universities are closed today. there is traffic moving and there are no issues with slick streets even though snowplows are ready to roll. now outside of washington d.c. where all the commuters live, there may be heavier accumulations and there could be as much as 6 inches just this morning. this morning we had a camera crew getting ready to go into the hearing as it started this morning but unfortunately that hearing has been put on hold so they were caught by us, by our crew saying no this hearing will be put off until a later time and we are waiting to find out exactly when that will be. again this snow is turning into a sleet and it will clear up later this afternoon and as far as today goes, the government is shut down and we are still waiting to see what happens on that hearing which could happen later today, maybe not, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> the search resumes for a missing couple and fou
FOX
Dec 9, 2013 7:00am PST
everybody in san francisco. it's 39 along the embarcadero and 34 in the city for one location. the coldest in 15 years on the lows for san francisco. 21 napa, 21 santa rosa. 24 novato. 30s on the coast. 28 san jose. it looks like they won't get the record low unless it happened an hour ago and haven't reported it. upper 40s, low 50s. upper 40s. breezy to windy, especially in the east bay hills. if you have the breeze in the 30s, it's in the windchills or 30s. highs 40s and 50s. let's go to tori and dave. >>> happening now -- a freeze warning is in effect for all bay area counties except san francisco until 9:00 this morning. a couple of more hours. temperatures fell into the 20s once again overnight in the north bay. parts of the east bay and south bay. people struggling to stay warm. temperatures should start warming up slightly by midweek. now, the freezing temperatures are especially dangerous for the homeless. ktvu channel 2 reporter janine de la vega is live to let us know how shelters in the south bay are trying to help the homeless after at least four deaths from exposure. >
FOX
Dec 6, 2013 7:00am PST
the advice from texas. schools are closed in dallas and other cities and the list of cancellations at the airport is glowing. emergency officials in oklahoma say most of the roads are slick. >> go slowly, watch out for the person in front of you. make sure you are ready for the road conditions. >> reporter: the state has activated an emergency operations center to help people affected by the bad weather. at least three dozen people have been injured. in arkansas, the roads are blamed for a seven-car pileup. no one was seriously injured. on thursday, the stores were filled with people stocking up before the storm. >> milk, bread, potatoes. something quick for a hot meal. >> reporter: a man in arkansas was killed when a tree fell down on his camper. here in the dallas area, there are nearly 200,000 people already without power. the number is expected to rise. tori, back to you. >> thank you. and check regularly for weather updates at ktvu.com including alerts and warnings. there are also forecasts for your neighborhood and we'll post information on your facebook and twitter. >>> 7:18
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Dec 5, 2013 7:00am PST
far. san francisco is the only city spared from the freeze warning. there's a chance of showers late friday. we could see snow at the higher elevations. people seem excited about about that. they say there's not been a dusting for four, five years. tara moriarty, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> the freezing temperatures forcing two of the major bay area airports to take immediately action. this is mineta. a spokesman said they de-iced the first of several planes that took off about 6:350 this morning. they are -- 6:30 this morning. they are not sure how long this will continue. but there are no flight delays right now. oakland says two southwest airlines planes were de-iced this morning. we're waiting to get info back from sfo. we'll pass that onto you. >>> the freeze warning is not keeping people from doing their holiday shopping. shoppers were bundled up on bay street in emeryville. some of the people we talked to say they love the winter weather. >> i think it's great. i think it feels refreshing. >> now, business has listen brisk at christmas tree lots, despite the plunge in temperature
FOX
Dec 8, 2013 6:00pm PST
continue. i didn't get it, and i wasn't going to do it. >> reverend called on them to love. the city has had flags at half staff. they will remember his life and legacy. visitors can sign a condolence book. >>> after returning from detainment, merrill newman said he was treated well. he was with his family yesterday after landing at sfo. he was in a hotel room and not in a jail. when questions about actions, he said that's not my english. he read a statement in sorrow for killing north koreans. >>> an adventure that saved their lives. >>> after the crash of asiana flight 214 and firefighters in charge. ilt fresh from the breap for just $2 each all december long. subway. eat fresh. customer appreciation month at subway. we're saying thanks with two of your favorite six inch subs. the six-inch cold cut combo, or the six-inch meatball marinara, built fresh from the bread up for just $2 each all december long. subway. eat fresh. >>> early today oakland police came out in force looking for a homicide suspect at west 36th street. officers had their guns drawn. they didn't find any suspects and
FOX
Dec 2, 2013 6:00am PST
the warning from police. >>> we are live near redwood city where controversy is stirring over a medical clinic opening up in a neighborhood. >>> a man and his girlfriend attempted to sell a new play station four. now police are searching for a shooter after the transaction took a deadly turn. >>> plus concerns about violence in west contra costa county. the call for action after this violent fight was caught on video at a high school in hercules. ktvu channel 2 morning news continues. >>> good morning. here's a live look at the bank of america in vallejo. alex savidge is out there with more on what you need to know. it is monday, december 2nd i'm pam cook. >> and good morning, i'm dave clark. let's check weather and traffic. steve is not fooling, today will be nice. but tomorrow. >> i will give you a heads up. all the ladies out there by wednesday i will use a phrase i haven't used in a long time it will be crazy cold. crazy cold. so today is that between day. we have fog coming back in. some of that is really thick; right pam? >> yeah. >> yes very thick. system move into mendoc
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Dec 3, 2013 10:00pm PST
the force. >>> up first a bay area city considering tough new rules for e-cigarettes. why some say they're just as dangerous as the real thing. [woman] you wrapped the... [man] it's nothing but tape... [woman] it's a block. we're havin' a baby! [laughter in background] [woman screams] are we havin' a baby? [ambient crying and laughter] >>> tonight the city of richmond is considering expanding its cigarette ban to include electronic cigarettes. some say they're a safer alternative but derek valcourt tells us, it's becoming a habit. >> reporter: some say this makes it safer. >> nicotine however it's delivered is a very dangerous drug and we need to step up to the plate. >> we're trying very hard to being a healthy city. part of being a healthy city is sending the message that it's not okay. >> reporter: the cdc says last year nearly 2 million middle and high school students nationwide had tried e cigarettes. double the number in 2011. e-cigarettes contain in this -- contain nicotine which is no difference. >> the basic idea is regardless of how you get the nicotine drug, that there s
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Dec 6, 2013 5:00pm PST
life and legacy of the human rights leader. it will be on wednesday at 8:00 a.m. in the city hall rotunda. >>> san francisco police will be going undercover this weekend to make sure the football fans behave themselves at candlestick park. the 49ers are taking on the seattle seahawks in one of the most anticipated games of the season. our david stevenson live in san francisco where seahawks fans are planning to invade, david. >> reporter: that's right. seahawks plan for a big party here at pier 39 on saturday. some of them told us they're worried about the potential for violence at candlestick park on sunday. >> second and 7. >> reporter: for football fans, it may be the hottest game of the season. sunday's battle between the 49ers and the seattle seahawks even has australian out of towners gearing up for the west coast rivalry. >> home support should be a win. >> i basically have to say it's a hostile environment. >> reporter: seahawks supporters are speaking about their safety in the wake of previous brawls there. in 2012 season, 55 ejections, 14 felony arrests. >> i've been get
FOX
Dec 2, 2013 12:00pm PST
visiting daly city forking this and had been studying economics in los angeles before he was killed. he and his girlfriend drove in their rental car in their suv to sell the newly-released playstation 4 to someone who answered an online ad. the couple was accost by the gunman, who demanded the video system and when he surrendered it, the 22-year-old was shot and killed. they ended up several blocks on bayshore boulevard near highway 101. the victim and his girlfriend, they had advertised the new ps4 on instagram, similar to this ad. they were hoping, like many sellers, to make a few hundred dollars profit on the gaming system, which goes for about $600. meeting strangers to make any deal holds inherent dangers, and police caution folks trying to buy or sell items via the internet to be careful. at 5:00, ktvu's ally rasmus has an interview with the victim's father. i'm tara moriarty, channel 2 news. >> thank you, tara. >>> police identified the man shot and killed in a drive-by shooting in oakland's fruitvale district. michael stinger was on his way to a family member's house when someon
FOX
Dec 2, 2013 4:30am PST
engineer who worried that old welding could cause another blast like the san bruno disaster. city officials say the pipeline still needs further testing and upgrades. >>> time is 4:39. federal investigators will examine a new york commuter train to try to determine what caused it to derail killing four people and injuring more than 60 others. a locomotives pushing seven passenger cars around a curve yesterday morning when the whole train left the tracks. the force of the impact sent passengers flying. three of the four people who died were sent outside the train. >> our mission is to understand not just what happened but why it happened with the intent of preventing it from happening again. >> the speed limit on that curve where the train derailed is 30 miles an hour. investigators don't know how fast the train was going. >>> this morning we are learning more information about the sudden death of actor paul walker. since being killed in a firey car crash, fans have been keeping vigil at the site of the accident. 40-year-old walker was a passenger in a car when it was speeding. tmz
FOX
Dec 4, 2013 4:30am PST
night. that is colder than the overnight lows in new york city, chicago, and even detroit. the frosty temperatures can pose a danger to crops and cause pipes to burst. >> a few years back we had it for ten days and it wreaked havoc. >> the cold temperatures pose a danger to the homeless. all 80 beds at the redwood gospel were taken over night and many people slept on mattresses on the floor. if you are heading to the sierra, be sure to carry change. a storm that could bring a foot of snow. chains are not required on interstate 80. several ski resorts are open and have about a half foot of new snow. sugar bowl ski resort could open. >>> an arraignment is scheduled for a san francisco man suspected of killing a person over a video game system. 21-year-old suspect ronnie collins is accused of shooting kennal walker. the victim had posted an online ad selling a play station four consul for $600. the victim attended santa monica college and was home for the thanksgiving holiday. >>> the defendant in the lax shooting is due in court today. the first hearing will be at a san bernardin
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Dec 2, 2013 5:00am PST
was shot outside around 10:00. it was the city of oakland's 84th homicide of the year and police are asking witnesses to come forward. >>> we have new information now about the man who was hit and killed by a car friday night near the dunn bar ton bridge. police say he was walking on the east bay side of the bridge when he was hit by a westbound car. investigators say alcohol was not a factor for the driver. it still isn't clear why he was walking along the bridge. >>> time is 5:07. the a-gender teenager that was set on fire along an oakland bus may be back in school as early as today. sasha fleischman came home on tuesday after spending 24 days in a burn unit. the teenager was attacked three weeks ago when sleeping on an ac transit bus when the skirt sasha was wearing was set on fire. the boy that admitted to setting sasha on fire is still in jail. >>> meanwhile this youtube video led to calls for a public meeting. the transgender student reported being bullied before this fight. bullying and violence won't be accepted and tonight's public meeting will be held at the middle school i
FOX
Dec 1, 2013 5:00pm PST
york city, where at least four people are dead, and more than 60 others injured after a passenger train derailed in the bronx. officials say the metro north commuter train jumped the tracks as it was rounding a curve about 100 yards from a train station. the national transportation safety board is investigating the derailment. they hope to find vital clues on the trains event recorder. which was found this afternoon. more on how first responders, managed to pull people from the wreckage. >> seeing those trains, as large as they are on their side. and the people that were in that. what they must have been going through. >> reporter: on a bend, where the hudson, and harlem rivers meet. new york city police say three of the dead were found outside, and were thrown from the train. >> the cars are close to the water. concerns that someone may have been ejected into the water. we use our divers. we have drivers in the water, we have helicopters who obviously checked out the shore line. >> reporter: the southbound train derailing and crashing just after 7:00 a.m. some witnesses say the train s
FOX
Dec 9, 2013 3:30pm PST
down on the road. >> this, in fact, blocked both lanes of traffic. so an entire city was blocked off. people in that city were pretty upset about it. >> what do you do if you are the guy and it falls down? >> oops. >> you could say, though, that he did kind of do the job. the boulder is not on the cliff anymore. >> right. >>> mr. italiano is out to pick up girls. >> wait until you see what happens. this student named raphaelo. he has a great accent and all the girls love him. >> see how the power of language lands him some ladies. >>> and a mcclarn p-1 takes on the world's most challenging racetrack. >> the benchmark of hyper cars is to lap this 13 miles in under 7:00. there is not much room for error here. >> did we do it? wouldn't it be nice if there was a wireless company that put you on their gift list? well say hello to aio! at aio wireless you can get an android smartphone free with activation. free android phone?!?! yes please. plus, aio has a reliable nationwide network and no annual contracts. it's like the presents just keep coming! a wireless company that puts me at the to
FOX
Dec 4, 2013 9:00am PST
out to med city hover craft to come to the rescue and the little stranded deer are completely exhausted and i think they realize the hover craft are there for a very good purpose. so the guys from med city hover craft, including james kinson, who is the owner of med city who have er craft spring into action using rope, they trope, they ti the hind end of the deer. >> i've never seen a more perfect use of the hover craft. >> we have the owner of the hover craft. when you got the call, did you spring right into action and know exactly what to do? >> it's the first deer rescue we've ever been involved in. i heard you talk about how a hover craft was designed for this. that's the wung thione thing, t craft gave us the ability to get out there. >> what happened to the deer once it got to shore? >> one deer, it stood right up and ran right off. >> yeah! >> look at him go! >> the other two looked like they had been out there for probably a couple days. so it took them just a little bit longer to gather themselves. so all three of them eventually just took off and ran into the woods.
FOX
Dec 4, 2013 12:00pm PST
illegal mailers to discredit a candidate when she ran for city council in 2010. >>> a new report shows low enrollment at the city college of san francisco. according to the examiner, full- time enrollment for the spring semester is down 26% from last year. a spokesperson said the lack of a printed schedule is the major factor but there's also uncertainty over decisions to pull the college's accreditation next year. students say shutting it down would be a huge blow. >> many lower income and disenfranchised people wouldn't have an education. they give second chances even to people like me. i'm an ex-felon. they have programs set up. >> the commission in charge of junior college is voted to termy nat the accreditation because it was not in compliance with standards. the commission is facing lawsuit claiming the decision was bias. >>> six months from now, i will be saying oh, my gosh, it's hot out there. today it's cold. tonight will be colder. chilly, chilly temperatures. upper 40ss very low 50s. the warmest temperature is sfo at 51. you get out to fairfield, vacaville, stockton, travis, tem
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Dec 9, 2013 4:30am PST
holding was not real. protesters will meet this afternoon at santa rosa city hall and marched to the sheriff's office and it is a slap in the face that gail house is going back to work. they are expected to work and renew on plastic guns that can evade metal detectors. it is set to expire at midnight and plastic guns will be a special 3d printer. he voted to extend last week. >>> and parts of south africa he voted to attend the service. on board air force one by george w. bush, secretary of state jimmy clinton they will also attend the memorial but they are traveling separately. >> they will continue to gather in johannesburg and this is video from this morning. you can see the crowds of people bringing flowers and tomorrow a public memorial service will be held at a stadium that seats 9 5,000 people and they will keep his body in a remote village where he grew up. >>> yesterday in south africa they called for a day of rememberance. he asked many to pay respects to many who considered him the father of their country. here in the bay area he was honored at glide memorial search. he ta
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Dec 5, 2013 5:00pm PST
protest here is because community groups got the city toraise its minimum wage to $10 -- to raise its minimum wage to $10. protesters say it was a break through but didn't solve problems. >> rents are high. the food costs is high. medical costs. >> reporter: one worker started at minimum wage 5 years ago and still makes below $15 an hour. >> if you have kids that is not enough. >> reporter: there were other protests today. mcdonalds said mcdonalds offers worker advancement, competitive pay and benefits and e. -- the national restaurant association said doubling the minimum wage ignores the economics of running a restaurant and would make it impossible for restaurants continue their role as major job creator. protesters say the fast food is just the first target. >> fast food workers struggling. grocery workers who are struggling. >> reporter: california will raise minimum wage to $9 by next year. robert handa, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> we have breaking news now from contra costa county. people are told to stay indoors because of a gas leak. the leak is at k2 pure solutions. it is a che
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Dec 7, 2013 7:00am PST
. san francisco will hold its own memorial for mandela wednesday at 8:00 a.m. it will be in the city hall rotunda. former mayor willie brown has been asked to organize the service. . >>> let's head over to rosemary orozco. we have the oakland holiday children's parade today. hoping for some good weather for that. >> it will be dry. bring the winter coat. you will need it again. behind this system cold air spilling into the bay area, could be breezy for some of us into the afternoon. it will be a chilly one. we'll struggle in the upper 40s the sun is shining it's makes its way up. another, i don't know, minute or two until the fish sunrise. we might be right up on it. we're clearing out this morning. let's look at some of the rainfall totals over the last 24 hours. .47 in napa. .4 in santa rosa. almost .3 for oakland, san francisco picking up almost .4. san jose picking up .13. we have seen snowfall in areas right around the santa cruz mountains, right over the summit, mount st. helena has reported a little snow. northern areas of napa county reported some snow yesterday. a few sprink
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Dec 5, 2013 10:00pm PST
employee who pleaded guilty to misdemeanor child molestation back in august. the city worker said their names were included in a confidential police memo about the case and leaked to a newspaper. the workers were cleared of any charges. >>> it was an emotional evening in san francisco as people gathered to remember a young man who was gunned down over the weekend. a candlelight vigil was held to remember 22-year-old uwaka. he was killed on sunday in the city's bay view district. invest investigators claimed it happened when he met someone who said he was interested in buying a game console. >>> some san francisco parents are questioning the procedures of a high school after a loaded shotgun was found on campus this week. and while there's relief no one was hurt, ktvu's david stevenson reports parents are upset and disappointed over how the incident was handled. >> reporter: parents and students at san francisco's phillip and serlan academic high school learned of a incident that took place two days ago. >> by the time i found out it was this morning. >> two days later i get an e-
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Dec 3, 2013 9:30am PST
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Dec 3, 2013 7:00am PST
in the city of san jose. one woman who used the shelter last night says it's been a struggle to find affordable housing. >> i'm on social security but, you know, i only make so much money and the thousand-dollar rents are staggering. i don't make that kind of money. i can only pay a little bit. i cannot afford to rent. i'm looking for a room where i can do some housework to make up for the extra point. but that's really challenging, too. >> reporter: a recent study lie the silicon valley housing trust reports that san jose is the fourth most expensive city in the country for renters. it showed that 109,000 households pay more than 30% of their gross income to rent. the national low-income housing association reports an hourly page of 30.96 is needed to rent a two-bedroom apartment in san jose. but in santa clara, the average hourly rage is $17.99 and minimum wage in san jose is $10 an hour. so there's quite a disparity there ill greating the need for -- illustrating the need for more aid fordable housing -- affordable housing needed. janine de la vega, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> the ma
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Dec 10, 2013 7:00am PST
city. i was gonna miss that. now i'm headed over to san francisco to hopefully catch another flight to massachusetts. >> reporter: because of weather? >> yes. there's ice on the wings. too much ice. >> reporter: according to flightaware, airports reporting the most canceled flights are newark, dallas, la guardia, reagan and philadelphia international airport. if you are headed that direction, check your flight status before coming to the bay area airport. just be prepared. reporting live from san jose, janine de la vega, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you, janine. >>> all of that bad weather back east has forced most federal offices in washington, d.c. to close today and that means the national transportation safety board has announced the hearing into the asiana plane crash in san francisco has been postponed. in fact, this is the second time this hearing has been canceled. the first time was in october due to the government shutdown. the ntsb will look into the factors of the plane crash back in july. three people died as a result of the crash. we'll have more on today's government
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Dec 4, 2013 7:00am PST
at 238. as you continue to drive south, it gets a little bit better in union city and it slows in fremont. 7:03. back to the desk. >> thank you, sal. >>> the investigation continues into an early-morning fire at a san jose mobile home. it started shortly after 2:00 this morning near monterey road and firefighters still have not located the elderly man who lives in the unit. ktvu's katie utehs is live on the scene with the new information about this mobile park. good morning, katie. >> reporter: good morning, tori. i just got off the phone with san jose fire's public information officer. he says now that it is daylight, the plan to move forward, research this mobile home. as you can see, it's completely gutted. early this morning they got through 80% of the home. they still need to search through the kitchen. they hope that will give them more identification or contact info as they try to find the elderly man who lived here. they do not believe he was home at the time of the fire. let me show you some video and some pictures of the flames and smoke coming from the mobile home at ca
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Dec 6, 2013 4:30am PST
santa rosa. 30 degrees menlo park. 32 foster city. 39 degrees los altos hills. we are looking at 30 degrees outside of your door saratoga. changes coming by the second half. do you see right here? this is a system that will be sinking south. this will bring us rain by tonight. snow to some of our local hills by tomorrow morning. in a nutshell we are freezing this morning. a mix of sun and clouds. i do see an increase in clouds coming our way as the system begins to approach. and by tonight the possibility of rain sliding into the bay area. perhaps heaviest in the overnight hours. again we are looking at snow for tomorrow morning. afternoon highs for today. upper 40s to low 50s. once again a lot like where we landed yesterday. ly have the timing on this rain and an advisory to talk about. good morning sal. >>> good morning, rosemary. traffic is doing well if you are driving around the bay area. the traffic is looking good at the bay bridge toll plaza. on the east shore freeway it is a nice drive so far from vallejo as you drive to the berkeley area. we will keep an eye on things and
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Dec 9, 2013 10:00pm PST
rents and a rise in evictions took to the streets. ktvu's healther holmes is live in the city where demonstrators say the tax breaks have not been worth it. >> reporter: i remember standing here when city officials approved that controversial tax break. now 2-1/2 years later backlash to what some are calling a generous financial package. >> >> reporter: sandra reddick says that after twitter moved in, promises have been broken. >> reporter: two weeks after twitter moved in, i got an eviction notice. >> i'm booted out. i'm not too happy with that. >> reporter: the influx of new money and new residents brought on by the current tech boom is drawing up rent. evictions are up 170% in the last few years and that the median rent has increased to $3,400 a month. >> people are getting rapidly displaced by rising real estate costs and unfortunately greed amongst specklators and landlords who are trying to empty their units and sell them off to the highest bidder. >> reporter: as demonstrators protested they called on city leaders to put public need above corporate interests. >> reporter: are
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Dec 1, 2013 11:00pm PST
nominate cops in roseville and the city provided every amenity for the visitors including a truckload of booze. it was the first look that san francisco was not going to take prohibition seriously. the prohibition was taking it seriously indeed. revenue agents found illegal liquor and to the horror of liquors everywhere wasted the stuff. >> now being destroyed under court order, go to it boys. >> reporter: in san francisco, and other cities the feds smashed into barrels of wine, beer, whisky and gin. sometimes providing a brief bonanza for hard drinkers along the sidewalks. in san francisco, an infamously easy going town, speak easies, bars that provided liquor to anyone who knew the right password or right number of knocks on the door flourished all over the city more or less unmolested. this place no a steak house and once a restaurant was before that the fillosopher. fill, a speak easy. the very people charged with enforcing the law would gather here for lunch and likely as not toss back a couple of drinks. the federal government was not amused by such flagrant flabbing of the law. a
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Dec 9, 2013 5:00pm PST
quiet neighborhood stunned. >> hit runs and highlight as growing problem in one bay area city. >>> breaking news, a roll over accident. the accident is just west of the golden gate bridge -- we have calls out to the chp, we will bring you more details as we get them. news chopper 2 show a number of emergency vehicles on the scene and it appears like one car right there may be upside down. i can't tell. but there is lot of activity and taking a look at the picture, that is a windy and narrow two lane road. it looks like the westbound lane, the road that takes you towards the pacific ocean is closed down by emergency vehicles. i can't tell if the other side of the road is open for traffic. you know it is narrow, windy. this is the road a lot of people take over the golden gate bridge. again, a roll over accident forced the closure. we will bring you more information just as soon as we get it. >>> a series of unsolved hit and run accidents in san francisco left one man dead and two seriously injured. ktvu's david stevenson looked into the crashes and talks to the police and famil
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Dec 4, 2013 10:00pm PST
cities tomorrow, and as this system moves out, a wet system moves in, and there's a chance for snow on bay area peaks. >>> now to ktvu's ken wayne. he's been outside tonight. talking to folks who are out there trying to stay warm. >> reporter: we're all trying to stay warm out here, frank. we pulled up here a couple of hours ago. the sign said 33 degrees. bill just mentioned 27, but it just dropped within the last few seconds to 26 degrees here in downtown walnut creek. before the night's over, it's going to be a lot colder. winter and ice skating go together. but it doesn't usually feel like it there should be real ice on the ground in walnut creek. >> i can't believe this is tonight, of all nights. it was really nice until just last night. >> reporter: a private party from a jewish synagog took to the ice. many of the participants, russian immigrants who know something about harsh cold winters. this guy has some advice for californians. >> you guys should man up. it's is not even freezing yet. >> quit complaining? >> quit complaining. >> reporter: at this nursery in pleasant hill, th
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Dec 3, 2013 6:00am PST
in the city of san jose. those who used the bed last night were grateful for the shelter. >> i came here because i had four broke ribs and i just was hurting so bad that i couldn't stay on the streets any longer. i came here got a little bit better and take care of some things i need to take care of and it worked out. the place is a real good place right here, real good place. >> advocates say there's not enough affordable housing in santa clara county, a recent study reports that san jose is the fourth most expensive city in the country for renters. the report says cutbacks in federal funding and the loss of redevelopment agency money has taken a toll. there are a number of state bills under review in the legislature that could provide a permanent source for affordable housing including sb391 which could raise $720 million a year for affordable housing. reporting live from san jose, janine de la vega ktvu channel 2 news. >>> stay with us here, ktvu weather team for the very latest weather conditions as we head into our very important winter months. you can also follow steve paulson
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Dec 6, 2013 5:00am PST
: good morning, brian. this is a pretty significant power outage for the city of benicia. you have 3700 people without power. almost 14% of the folks here. this is the shopping center. very, very dark. in the background it looks like there may be emergency generators on at the super market. this is the starbucks normally open right now. about 4:30 is when they are supposed to open their doors. you can see the sign on the door pg&e has been contacted. we have seen an employee in there loading up. getting things ready for when the power comes back on. we did talk to one man down here trying to open up a laundry mat and was hoping to get coffee. he said his whole morning depends on how fast pg&e works. >> it will be the same. >> reporter: no coffee. >> no coffee. >> reporter: are you going to open up the laundry mat? >> it usually opens up at 6:00 but i open at 4:30 people come down because they know me. >> reporter: nothing is working in there. >> nothing. zero. >> reporter: so you just open the doors any way? >> yes. >> reporter: and just wait. >> yeah. >> reporter: so your whole mo
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Dec 3, 2013 5:00pm PST
. >>> says police police officer -- san jose police officers may finally have that deal with the city. ed to they voted to accept the tentative agreement reached with negotiators last month. if approved on december 10th, police officers will get a 4% raise in says -- in san jose in four years. at 6:00, hear from one officer who says it is not about the money. his insight and frustration tonight at 6:00. >>> frustrations also coming from bart riders. at issue, whether or not bart negotiated in good faith. ktvu's tom bake live from the west oakland bart station with more on a lawsuit that could actually end up changing the law. >> reporter: here is the next chapter in all of this. what negotiators could not settle in nine months may well be settled by a judge. but who knows when. >> next up for this union train operator, alameda superior court. the union says bart's board was obligated to either accept or reverdict the total final negotiated contract, not just eliminate the paid family leave clause. >> cannot refuse to ratify a total package agreement without good cause. >> bart negotia
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Dec 9, 2013 5:00am PST
realize the assault rifle style gun that lopez was wearing is not real. they plan to meet at city hall and they will march to the sheriff's office and they claim it is a slap in the face. police in vallejo is searching for a shooter that seriously wounded a man near an elementary school. and it ended on would be avenue and he was found in a street by a woman who was driving home from church. he was suffering from non-life threatening injuries but they did see them arguing just before the shooting. >>> some people are concerned about the rods that support the bay bridge. it appears to be vulnerable but experts also say drivers who are using the bridge should not be afraid of it coming down and they say that the current issues only pose long-term risks and the senate state and housing committees are conducting hearings on the construction involving the span. >>> information will be the focus of a community meeting after complaints this summer about a start-up company flying planes out of the airport. the noise can be heard throughout the area and the community meeting will start at 6:00
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Dec 4, 2013 5:00pm PST
died. the driver of the car stayed at the scene and cooperating with police. >>> city college of san francisco seen a drop in enrollment for the spring semester. enrollment is down 26% or 2,000 students compared to last year. officials say there are three reasons. uncertainty over the accreditation. a requirement students pay before enrolling and the lack of a printed class schedule. >> seeing fewer people here during the day. although it is still difficult to get classes. >> the city of san francisco and the teachers union have filed lawsuits against the committee that accredits community colleges. >>> citrus farmers are fighting frost during the cold snap. farmers are spraying water and using wind machines to circulate air. farmers say every little bit helps. >> for mandarins, tangerines, it could cause damage. for oranges it has to get cold, 28 or colder for damage to show up. >> it will take a few days ofigure out if there are losses -- to figure out if there are losses. >>> 26 degrees in san jose, now maybe snow? >> yeah. the cold air is in place and that will promote snow on so
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Dec 8, 2013 11:00pm PST
94 people. the day after the quake ktvu's randy shandobil visited colinga to see how the city was dealing. >> reporter: most businesses are damaged beyond repair. the burped out colinga inn kept cool with water. debris cleared from the streets with bulldozers. a wall simply fell away. a table and chairs inches away from oblivion. the downtown buildings and fires kept rescue workers so busy last night that it wasn't until today that they saw the damage. scores of houses are ruined. most gas leaks were capped today but water spewed from broken pipes everywhere. tents are also everywhere as hundreds of people are camping out in front of their homes. they are afraid to go back inside. >> it started going this way and this way. and then it was like it was twisting down. and i better get in a door way or the bathroom. i've always heard that's the safest. so i got to the door way and i'm holding on like this and man i'm going everywhere. instead of steps falling out of the cubert. it's like they were throwing them around. so i felt this is not safe. so i went into the bathroom. once i go
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Dec 4, 2013 6:00am PST
open. the new challenge san francisco city college faces. >>> also a relative of president obama has his day until court. a judge decides if he must be deported or if he can stay in this country. we'll have the details. >>> good morning. we're looking at the roads and finally we are getting to see slow traffic on 880 and also some other spots where the traffic is slowing down. >>> old man winter is really in the middle of the country but there is a hint of him here. it is definitely cold for some but what about how cold it will get later in the week. [woman] you wrapped the... [man] it's nothing but tape... [woman] it's a block. we're havin' a baby! [laughter in background] [woman screams] are we havin' a baby? [ambient crying and laughter] >>> time now 6:13. police in hayward say a 16-year- old boy that was shot and killed last month in a hayward park died trying to help a girl. police say christopher stepped in to defend a teenage girl that was being threatened by two suspected gang members. both of those suspects are now charged with murder. he was the father of a six- month-o
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Dec 6, 2013 9:30am PST
this minute." >> announcer: live from new york city, it's "wendy williams." today it's getting cold outside. time to heat things up, wendy's hot topic panel. plus, just in time for the holidays, carla hall is here sharing one of her favorite cookie recipes. and all the latest juicy hot topics. now, here's wendy!
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Dec 5, 2013 3:00pm PST
trying to remove the ice to protect people. >> and that's going to cost the city some money because you took out a streetlight. >> if i asked you guys to have a picture of beauty in your head, a lot of us would have a similar idea about beauty. it presented to us, what a body should look like. why not take those images and recreate them in forms of disability. here you see several different people with differing disabilities coming into a studio, having theirctd thoing recreate some people are sfigured, or scoliosis, malle normed spine because of some accident. i love this moment where each person gets to unveil to the man ken and to see their face. it's fascinating. >> now each of these mannequins were placed in different shop windows in europe so the public could walk by and get a different look at each of these mann kens. >> this is really beautiful and it does promote the idea of acceptance in that way because mannequins are so uniform and to see them take on the shapes of these bodies, just visually it forces you to open your heart and open your mind to the differences. >> one way
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Dec 5, 2013 9:30am PST
neighbor neighbor cares work shot. they actually don't even think in in >>> live from new york city, it's wendy williams. bill harper is here to talk about his new book and movie with jennifer lopez. plus, the millionaire matchmaker is back. patti stanger is here for the latest "ask patti," and all the latest hot topics. now, here's wendy! [ applause ] >> wendy: yeah! ♪
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Dec 9, 2013 6:00am PST
city has 7 of the top 21. >>> and a san francisco start up is looking for a way to replace a basic food item. they are baking cookies and making omelets all without that. eggs, they want to find a plant and something that takes away and pollutes the interest. >>> well, it is a is a gun ban and why the surgery for congress to vote on it today. >>> and candle stick parkings why football fans said they just had to be there. i love watching tv outside. and why can you move the tv out here? the wireless receiver. i got that when i switched to u-verse. but why? because it's so much better than cable. it's got more hd channels, more dvr space. yeah, but i mean, how did you know? i researched. no, i-i told you. no. yeah! no. the important part is that you're happy now. and i got you this visor. you made a visor! yes! that i'll never wear. ohh. [ male announcer ] get u-verse tv for just $19 a month for two years with qualifying bundles. rethink possible. . >>> welcome back, they are all over the all over the road and d mv dropped its proposed rule which could be dropped by spring. they are tryin
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Dec 3, 2013 3:00pm PST
still trying to determine what caused this bus driver but it happened right across city hall. shortly after it hits the fence, fire crews arrive and got the fire out in like five minutes. >> either the bus driver didn't set the break when he ran out or maybe the fire damaged the brake lines and that's what caused it to roll. >> the good thing is he was able to get everybody out uninjured. >> testing a drag racer on a regular road is probably not the best idea. >> because this is what happens. >> oh. >> there he goes. >> see why they got a failing grade this time. and pantatonics puts a creative twist on a holiday classic. ♪ ♪ >> it was the perfect song if you're tired of christmas music because there's really no music in it. >> why they don't need drums to deliver a perfect "little drummer boy" performance. >>> two crash videos. this first one easily avoided. don't take your 1,300 horse powered drag racing car out on a public street to test it because this is what happens. >> ooh! >> there he goes. >> crash, right into a ditch. car completed wadded up. i don't know what they damag
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Dec 9, 2013 3:00pm PST
muchman city, vietnam. a lot of police officers gather around the building inside. they are dealing with a hostage situation. the negotiations have been going on for hours with police and the man inside. the negotiations are not going well. at one point, the man inside gets all the officers to leave. you'll see why in this moment of the video. watch the staircase. the man only in briefs has a knife and an eight-year-old girl as his hostage. he is waving the knife around. you see him trying to escape the police by holding the knife and holding the knife at this girl's throat. at that moment, a cop sneaks up and hits his arm with the knife. other police officers attack the man to the ground and yank this 8-year-old girl to safety. >> he didn't manage to cut her? >> nope. she got away uninjured in this chaos thankfully. police able to get this guy in cuffs and they haul him off. from loose reports, we were able to translate, this man had some sort of dispute with his landlord. he went back to the apartment. that's where a fight broke out. he grabbed a knife from her apartment and ran across
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Dec 4, 2013 6:00pm PST
morning for a lot of bay area cities. these are the numbers we are expecting. these are for downtown urban areas. outside fairfield teens. outside santa rosa teens. napa 21 degrees for over night lows. 19, 18 degrees. 32 in hairward. 28 degrees in san jose. big urban area, very, very cold. big deal for the temperatures there. san francisco tomorrow, 36 degrees tomorrow morning at 6:00 a.m. 42 degrees at 9:00 a.m. i got 49 for a high in san francisco. they bring it up to 50. you get the idea. it doesn't get warm tomorrow in san francisco. concord right now 42 degrees. go through the next couple days you will see clear skies. that promotes the cooling as well. you will see here on friday is a system friday morning, friday afternoon rain. and snow on bay area peaks. we will watch that system for you. that is the most interesting. it will be cold tonight. that will be interesting. if it does come in we will see snow on bay area peaks. there is your five-day forecast with your bay area weekend in view. friday night, saturday morning is the wheelhouse for that potential rain for the bay area and
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Dec 2, 2013 6:00pm PST
highs right there. 50s. warms up for the weekend. the deal is, the homeless issue, the cities are going to get cold. oakland, san francisco, san jose, 30s. that is a big deal. >> a change. it was so nice over the weekend. thank you. >>> ktvu is teaming up with the red cross to help the victims of the typhoon in the philippines. ktvu will match every dollar you donate up to $40,000. all of the money goes to the red cross. if you would like it help go to www.ktvu.com and look for the information on the home page. >>> the a's went shopping early this year. joe fonzi tells us who oakland picked as their new pitch. >> gasia mikaelian here for what we are working on for bay area news at 7:00 on tv 36. >> tackle the issue of bullying. how a fight on campus that was caught on video triggered tonight's meeting. now you will hear from leaders about what they say they are doing it belter protect students -- better protect students. join us for these stories and more on bay area news at 7:00 on tv 36. >>> joe is here now. we are into football season but joe has baseball news. >> this will top
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Dec 2, 2013 9:30am PST
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